Gluten-free/Vegetarian One of my resolutions this year is to cut down on my sugar intake. It is easier said, especially for someone like me who developed sweet tooth later in life when my metabolism starts to slow down. But, there’s a way and I know that! It just takes a little amount of self-control to … More BANANA COCONUT BUNDT CAKE with Peanut Butter Frosting – No guilt for the sweet tooth
It is not easy to eat healthy nowadays! Every minute of the day we are bombarded by images of mouth-watering food in television, the internet and social media. These food and beverages are packed with either bad fats (saturated or trans fats); bad carbs (high calorie, high sugar); or bad proteins (meat with high saturated … More Jump-starting the New Year with RED KIDNEY BEAN CUPCAKES
Happy (Late) Thanksgiving Everyone! I always make a list of things I needed to buy or do prior to any holiday meal. I’ve been doing this for years. Often, I forget a thing or two. This holiday, I overlooked two staples of a traditional Thanksgiving meal – cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie 😦 Not that … More A Post-Thanksgiving Note
Happy Easter to All! Easter is one of the most awaited festivals for most kids in America not much due to its religious connotations but more due to the fanfare that goes with it such as Easter egg hunt, Easter gift baskets of sweets and goodies, Easter parade, and the Sunday Easter brunch specials.
I will not apologize for deconstructing this classic Coconut Cream Pie recipe because the result was equally creamy and delightful. I took layers and layers of high-fat ingredients and brought them down to the bare essentials. I took the pastry out of the crust equation. I didn’t use either the traditional graham crackers or any … More Coconut Cream Pie Makeover
Vegan / Vegetarian How can you not love chocolate cookies rolled in powdered sugar and baked until they’re perfectly chewy? How if we make a healthier version without the slightest change in taste and flavor? That would make it even perfect, right?
This is one of those days I wanted a sugar fix really bad but I don’t want to bake anything fancy or laborious. I want a quick sugar fix! So I thought of poke cake. I think this is the easiest cake recipe I’ve made so far. I just read the box instructions and wala! … More Cherry Poke Cake
Gluten Free This is my first attempt to make a fusion food of traditional Filipino and American holiday dish. Fusion cuisine is an art of combining elements such as ingredients or techniques of different culinary traditions.
This is my version of banana bread – muffin style. Since I got this recipe at school and tried and tested it, I’ve always been doing my banana bread this way. It stays moist with a little crunch on the outside.
What a great way to start a day with hot coffee and Peanut Butter cookies, right! This cookie is a good standing snack you can keep in your cookie jar for a quick sugar kick anytime of the day.You only need a few ingredients and requires very easy steps.